Definition of Astatic galvanometer

1. Noun. Has a moving magnet and astatic coils arranged to cancel the effect of the Earth's magnetic field.

Terms within: Astatic Coils
Generic synonyms: Galvanometer



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Literary usage of Astatic galvanometer

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1. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1893)
"An astatic galvanometer with directing magnet is shown ... Another arrangement of astatic galvanometer is shown in Fig. 86. It is a slight modification of ..."

2. The Electrical Engineer (1888)
"required to change the potential of different voltaic couples in water :— Table I.—Hydrochloric Acid. Between Between astatic galvanometer. ..."

3. Science Abstracts by Institution of Electrical Engineers (1900)
"The coils are wound in hemispherical shells of 60 mm. inside diameter, which may be of fibre or of steel ; in the non-astatic galvanometer steel shells are ..."

4. A Student's Manual of a Laboratory Course in Physical Measurements by Wallace Clement Sabine (1893)
"By varying the resistance r the deflection in the astatic galvanometer can be given any desired value. Having measured the current C in the main circuit by ..."

5. Introduction to Chemical Physics by Thomas Ruggles Pynchon (1874)
"The astatic galvanometer. In the common galvanometer, the needle, when deflected by the electrical current, evidently moves in opposition to the magnetism ..."

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